DETROIT -- Stroh Brewery Co. here, the nation's fourth largest brewer, is in the process of acquiring Rosemont, Ill.-based G. Heileman Brewing Co., the fifth largest player. , as well as a beverage manufacturing facility in Perry, Ga. It also would acquire all of Heileman's brands, including Special Export, Old Style, Rainier, Henry Weinhard, Schmidt's, Lone Star, Champale, Colt 45 and Mickey's. "The combination of the companies' employees, high-quality brand portfolios and strategically ...

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